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Software Engineer 3 in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/14/2021

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 375 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The BigData Platform Engineering Team is looking for a highly talented, self-driven, proven engineer to help design and build BigData platforms that deal with data at hundreds of petabyte scale in on-premise and public cloud. As a senior engineer in this group, you would get to work on BigData & cloud technologies and solve the problems around building, managing, governing, automating and monitoring elastically scalable compute infrastructure for data scientists.

What you will work on:

  • As a senior engineer you will be building BigData platforms that can help operate and scale the infrastructure
  • Build and Administer Hadoop clusters using Ambari or Cloudera Manager.
  • Build services to support Multi-tenant environment with 100+ PBs in Datasets.
  • Work directly with Lead engineers, Architects, Product Managers, Program Managers and stakeholders
  • Work closely with Product Managers, Program Managers, Data Scientists/Customers
  • Work with cross functional teams to set up production environment and enable solutions for business.
  • Monitor the systems, Generate Performance Reports and provide continuous improvements.
  • Capacity planning and management, Platform governance and optimization.
  • Develop Ansible playbooks to automate Platform administration and monitoring tasks.
  • Debug day to day issues in BigData/Cloud platforms and provide solutions.
  • Perform Tuning and increase Operational efficiency on a continuous basis.
  • Interact with business users to answer their queries and solve their problems.
  • Perform data migration, upgrades and database/tool maintenance etc.
  • Mentor engineers locally and globally.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.Tech or B.E in computer sciences or equivalent.
  • Min 7 years of work experience and 3+ years of experience working in BigData platforms.
  • 12 Months or more experience in one or more of the following languages: Java, NodeJS, python, scala or Golang (big plus).
  • Experience with design and development of scalable BigData platforms and services
  • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem and technologies like Spark, Kafka, HBase/Pig or MapReduce /Spark
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills across the full tech stack - language, databases, web servers and system environment
  • Experience enabling security features like LDAP and Kerberos on Hadoop, Data encryption and Key management system etc.
  • Knowledge and experience working with cloud technologies is plus
  • Experience in Level 2, 3 support for performing hot fixes and dealing with platform issues in production environment.
  • Good knowledge about Hadoop platform architecture, Hardware specs, Performance Benchmarking. •      
  • Require good Unix skills and knowledge about Networking architecture, Datacenter issues etc.
  • Excellent team player and great attitude. Willingness to understand and work through global software development approaches 
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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